Arup and Costain jointly appointed by Yorkshire Water to drive exceptional service for customers

Posted: Friday 17th May 2019

Arup, the global engineering and consultancy firm, in a joint venture with Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company (‘the JV’), has secured a Health & Safety Assurance consultancy framework contract as part of Yorkshire Water’s AMP7 capital investment programme.

The framework aims to facilitate the delivery of resilient assets and drive exceptional service for Yorkshire Water customers by supporting its health and safety assurance needs, promoting collaborative working, innovation and continual operational improvement across the Yorkshire Water supply chain.

Under the contract, the JV will provide expertise in CDM (Construction, Design and Management) regulation compliance, design phase process and construction site safety to help Yorkshire Water address key affordability challenges in the efficient delivery of its AMP7 investment programme.

Arup and Costain have an existing partnership in the water sector, bringing together industry-leading expertise that builds on both firms’ long-standing relationships with Yorkshire Water.

The contract is worth £2 million to the JV over the four-year life of the contract.

Paul Robins, Continuous Improvement Manager at Yorkshire Water, said:

“Following a twelve-month selection process, we are delighted to be working with Costain and Arup on our new Assurance Framework. The framework supports our enhanced assurance approach which is aimed at providing specialist, targeted assurance to meet the challenging needs of AMP7.

“Costain and Arup bring a range of specialists to support our Health and Safety assurance needs, promoting collaborative working, innovation and continual improvement within the Yorkshire Water supply chain.” Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE




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